Oil Leaks From the Distributor O-Ring on Saab 900

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Oil commonly leaks from the distributor o-ring requiring replacement of the o-ring. Oil will be visible on the front of the engine near the distributor.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 148,500 (97,000–200,000)
Engines affected: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
12 people reported this problem
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Oil leaks from distributer O-ring area then burns on plate above turbo.